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Graphic Design Intern

Application instructions: Please email a resume, design samples, and a brief explanation of your interest in More Perfect Union to [email protected] with Graphic Design Intern in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Job type: Paid Internship $17/hour 

Time commitment: Full-time 

Location: Remote

More Perfect Union, a progressive media organization, is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our growing team as an intern. The intern will work closely with other members of the digital/social media team as well as policy, political, and communications team members to create graphics and other original visual content for social media with a mission of empowering working people through information and policy change.

Candidates should be immersed in and excited about the process of telling stories through Instagram, with experience designing graphics that are unique, informative, and eye-catching. Photoshop/Illustrator proficiency encouraged.

The intern role requires a high-level of self-sufficiency, strong collaboration and communication skills, and a desire to help shape and grow the organization’s brand.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and create original and eye-catching graphics, stories, reels, and other content for Instagram
  • Help develop an Instagram strategy that complements the organization’s overall publishing goals
  • Participate in meetings and collaborate with other video and social media team members to produce original graphics and push creative boundaries. 
  • Knowledge of Instagram best practices and making viral content.
  • Meeting social media teams’ publishing schedules
  • Identifying key influencers for partnerships and to distribute content to 
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a nimble, fast paced environment
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to create high-quality graphics and other Instagram content
  • Deep familiarity with Instagram publishing practices, content strategies, and key politics/social justice accounts (other social media is a plus!)
  • A passion for content creation and economic, social and racial justice
  • An excellent communicator and collaborator, with strong interpersonal skills
  • A self-starter who pays close attention to detail and is highly organized, capable of meeting tight deadlines

We strive to increase diversity, equity, inclusion and justice in all elements of our work. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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